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Spanish Needles

Spanish needles, Bidens alba, is the second most important nectar sources for honeybees in Florida, and a vital source of food for butterflies — the list of butterflies that dine on it is huge. So huge that some people actually plant the stuff to attract the winged critters to their yards. There is evidence that it could have significant medicinal value. It’s also edible.

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